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#1 nobbygon


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Posted 15 August 2009 - 01:33 AM

A few weeks ago now, I bought a new skywatcher EQ6 GOTO mount....and its great.
I have however discovered a minor problem with the RA axis, it tends to be a little bit "sticky"...as in it doesn't move very freely by hand. To my knowledge, this hasn't affected my imaging, however it does make it fairly difficult go get the mount balanced accurately.
Is there a quick fix for this problem, or does the mount have to be pulled apart and re-greased??

P.s. The RA locking leaver is fully unlocked.

Cheers in advance for any help, Angus

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